Food & Drink

23 Egg Recipes That Take 20 Minutes or Less


Fantastic for not only breakfast but for lunch and dinner as well, eggs are ubiquitous in almost every household’s kitchen. They’re healthy, full of protein, inexpensive, and cook quickly. They taste great on their own, especially with the multitude of ways they can be cooked—scrambled, sunny side up, over easy, hard boiled, poached, etc.—but many a dish taste even better with an egg (or two) on or in it, too.

From mini herb frittatas and beautifully baked eggs with chanterelles and leeks to flavorful egg bhurji (Indian scrambled eggs) and comforting Chinese egg drop soup, we have compiled creative recipes that not only take the modest egg to the next level, but also stay within a 20 minute or less time limit. (We know that your time is valuable!) The next time someone asks, “How do you want your eggs?” you’ll be armed with 23 more delicious ways to respond.

Parmesan Baked Eggs

Source: A Pinch of Yum

Chinese Steamed Eggs

Source: The Woks of Life

Breakfast Tostados

Source: Taste and Tell

Pesto Stuffed Eggs

Source: The Italian Dish

Avocado Toast With Rosemary Chimichurri

Source: Artful Desperado

Baked Eggs With Chanterelles and Leeks

Source: The Little Room of Style

Indian Scrambled Eggs (Egg Bhurji)

Source: The Kitchn

Mini Egg and Cheese Tortilla Cups

Source: Gimme Delicious Food

Egg Drop Soup

Source: Gimme Some Oven

Savory Oatmeal With Egg

Source: Root and Revel

Mini Herb Frittatas

Source: What’s Gaby Cooking

Open Face Breakfast Sandwich

Source: Muy Delish

Bacon Cheddar Grilled Cheese Egg in a Hole

Source: Whisk Kid

Japanese Rolled Egg (Tamagoyaki)

Source: Chopstick Chronicles

Poached Egg Over Spinach Polenta

Source: Happy Hearted Kitchen

Caprese Omelet

Source: Modern Granola

Scrambled Egg Tacos

Source: The Kitchn

Two-Minute Omelet in a Mug

Source: Dashing Dish

Egg Salad

Source: A Healthy Life for Me

Spinach, Mushroom and Feta Cheese Frittata

Source: Love Grows Wild

Roasted Asparagus With Crispy Prosciutto and Poached Egg

Source: Framed Cooks

Eggs Benedict With Smoked Salmon

Source: Sweet Paul

Baked Tomato and Egg Cups

Source: A Beautiful Bite